Maxwell Kolenda is a talented designer and master craftsman. He has been making works of art for over a decade and is the artist behind the scripture tables that can be seen around Grand Rapids, MI. Which host the entire book of the bible deep engraved into a large conference room size table. A West Michigan Native, growing up in Rockford, MI - Maxwell has a passion and love for Grand Rapids. Being very involved in the community through art shows, conferences, and owning a store "Makarios Decor" in the woodland mall which showcases many of his great works. An upbeat and enthusiastic artist that has a goal to put a spotlight on Grand Rapids. Max finds his work a passion that leads him to invent, design, and push the limits of woodworking. He is an active father to four boys, business owner of Makarios Decor, and a hobbiest of mountain biking, snowboarding, wake surfing, motocross, hiking and rock climbing.
Maxwell's ArtPrize Entries
These are Maxwell's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Maxwell's Past Work
These are images of past work that Maxwell has done.